Dr Adam Ozanne

Senior Lecturer

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Biography

I graduated from Queen Elizabeth College, the University of London, with a degree in Physics and Astronomy in 1975. After abandoning studies for a DPhil in nuclear astrophysics at Oxford University, work and travels in South Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and USA, and working in the UK for ActionAid, a Third World development agency, I obtained an MA degree in Rural Development from the University of East Anglia in 1984. I came to the Victoria University of Manchester in 1985 to study for a PhD in Agricultural Economics, and became a lecturer in 1988 and senior lecturer in 2002.

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Supervision areas:

I have supervised PhD students undertaking PhD research in agricultural production economics, asymmetric information problems in agri-environmental policy, agricultural development and the adoption of new technology in LDCs, agricultural traders' use of brokers in Ethiopia, and poverty and vulnerability in rural China.

Current teaching:

I currently teach a large course on Introductory Mathematics for first-year undergraduate students and a final year course on Power, Economics, and a Return to Political Economy.

Current Admin:

I am an elected member of Senate, Secretary of the University of Manchester branch of the University and College Union, and an elected member of UCU's National Executive Committee.

 

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